The convoy of Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, reportedly knocked a bike rider to death on Monday in Katsina State.
According to SaharaReporters, the victim was said to sharing wedding invitations at the time of the accident that killed him on the spot.
It was gathered that the accident occurred around Mani House Junction within the Katsina metropolis.
The report also claimed that the convoy abandoned the corpse of the deceased on the road and drove away.
Buratai was at the Forward Operating Base, Daura, hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari, as part of efforts to combat banditry and ensure lasting peace and security in the state and the North-West region.
The Chief of Army Staff during a visit to Governor Aminu Bello Masari at the Government House said he will remain in Katsina State for sometime to coordinate and supervise operations in Rugu Forest and beyond.
He assured that the operations against the bandits will continue to rid the region of hoodlums.